From big sports events to stadium music concerts, there are always things happening in Cardiff.
Being the capital city of Wales, Cardiff is full of culture – being both one of the smallest capital cities in the world and the city with the most castles in the world; The most famous of which stands tall in the heart of the city centre.
Cardiff is a sports-crazy city. The 74,000 seater Principality Stadium in the city centre is the home of Welsh Rugby, seeing a number of international matches played each year – big events in the calendar of any Cardiff local. It has also hosted rugby World Cups, international football matches, Speedway Grand Prix and a Champions League Final.
The bustling city centre of Cardiff has great shopping facilities and a wide range of restaurants. It also has the oldest record shop in the world, Spillers Records which dates back to 1894.
A weekend around the city centre isn’t complete without a walk through Cardiff’s Victorian Arcades, housing over 100 independent shops, cafes and restaurants.
Getting to St David’s College from…
Cardiff bus station: 3 miles, 13 minutes
Cardiff train station: 3 miles, 14 minutes
Cardiff airport: 16 miles, 40 minutes
Birmingham airport: 110 miles, 1 hour 50 minutes
Heathrow airport (London): 135 miles, 2 hours
Gatwick airport (London): 170 miles, 2 hours 40 minutes